Book Discussion on Warriors of God

Mr. Reston discussed his book, Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade, published by… read more

Mr. Reston discussed his book, Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade, published by Doubleday. The book offers a dual biography of Richard the Lionheart, England’s King and leader of the Christians, and the Sultan Saladin, leader of the Muslims. The author explained why he is particularly interested in the Third Crusade and discussed Richard the Lionheart’s French origin and the impact of his relationship with King Phillip Augustus of France. Mr. Reston also compared Saladin to the present Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. After the presentation he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Warriors of God

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2001
Last Aired:
Dec 4, 2006

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  • Aug 25, 2001 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 26, 2001 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2001 | 7:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2001 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 30, 2006 | 3:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 04, 2006 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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